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the romans at caerleon

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1928 (published)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Good Time Gallery, case 8

Physical description

Design: chromolithograph mounted on plywood and cut into interlocking pieces with a few abutting and quite loose. original box in the form of a book with each box half either side of the spine, covered with pink marbled paper, faded, and tied together with pink ties; label on the top and a picture of the puzzle
No. of Pieces: 193

Place of Origin

England (published)


1928 (published)

Object history note

Chad Valley produced a wide range of puzzles for GWR using their railway posters and illustrations. Sometimes there were holiday places, maps, events and interesting buildings as well as locomotives and the inside of the GWR Swindon works. GWR - Great Western Railway.

Signed Claude Buchee (?)

Historical context note

No. of Players: any
Equipment required: picture shows a march of roman soldiers through a castle keep, 2 are mounted and 2 larger figures on the left with the standard.
box label shows 2 crests and the initals GWR with the title, hand written across a space, with About 200 pieces Jigsaw Puzzle printed below

Descriptive line

The Romans at Caerleon; English, about 1930, Chad Valley

Production Note

published by the Great Western Railway Co. Manufactured by the chad valley co. ltd, harborne, england


Type: jigsaw puzzle
Subject: historical


Museum of Childhood

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